Map of Bukidnon showing the location of Impasug-ong
|Region||Northern Mindanao (Region X)|
|Founded||June 16, 1950|
|• Mayor||Mario T. Okinlay|
|• Total||1,051.17 km2 (405.86 sq mi)|
|• Density||41/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|Population census of Impasug-ong, Bukidnon|
|Source: National Statistics Office|
Impasug-ong is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.
- Capitan Bayong
- La Fortuna
Location and General Physical Characteristics
Impasugong is strategically located in the northeastern part of the Province of Bukidnon. It is approximately 75 kilometers from Cagayan de Oro City, a good 1½-hour drive and it is half an hour away from Malaybalay City, the capital of the province.
With a total number of 13 barangays, it is characterized by mountains, deep canyons and gorges. The terrain is predominantly rugged with a significant slope of 18% and above covering 72% of the land area and distributed throughout the municipality.
Land Area and Land Use
It had a total land area of 107, 167 hectares (13% of the total land area of the province). 83% is classified as timberlands and 17% as alienable and disposable (A&D) lands. 72% of this A&D lands is devoted to agricultural production.
Cool and moist throughout the year due to its high elevation ranging from 501 to more than 1,000 meters above sea level. It is a typhoon-free area ideal for the production of high value crops. Average temperature ranges from 16˚ C to 31˚ C throughout the year.
The major crops grown by farmers in the municipality are: corn, pineapple, rice, coffee, sugarcane, banana, vegetables (mostly temperate types like lettuce, broccoli, cabbage), abacá, fruits and legumes.
There are 9 commercial cattle farms in the area holding 1,143 heads in all. The LGU also manages a communal ranch in a 649-hectare land that holds 300 heads of cattle. This supports the dispersal and breed improvement program of the municipality.
There are also 28 commercial poultry breeder farms in the municipality with an estimated combined population of 775,000 heads.
- "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013.
- "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 6 October 2013.
- Philippine Standard Geographic Code
- 2000 Philippine Census Information
- Official Website of Impasug-ong, Bukidnon